8 Best Breast Pumps (2024): Wearable, Portable, Easy to Clean

By the time you read this story, my pumping journey will be over. I spent over a year nursing and pumping breast milk for my child, and that time of my life was dictated by either the demands of my hungry infant or my proximity to an electric breast pump. It made me wonder—what makes … Read more

10 Best MagSafe Wireless Chargers (2024): Power Banks, Stands, Pads, and Travel Chargers

Keeping your iPhone topped up can be a challenge, but the clever magnetic MagSafe system means you don’t need to fumble with cables or worry about a wireless charging sweet spot. Apple’s MagSafe is an accessory system integrated into the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, iPhone 14, and iPhone 15 range. A ring of magnets on … Read more

Best Cheap Electric Bikes Under $2,000 (2024): Commuter, Folding, Cargo

Electric bikes reduce car congestion, get you moving, and reduce your carbon footprint. Also, they’re just really fun. I’ve never met anyone who has tried an electric bike and not wanted one; in the Netherlands, ebikes currently outsell regular bikes. However, that four-figure price tag induces sticker shock. Many states are considering incentive programs, but … Read more

9 Best Electric Toothbrushes (2024): Cheap, Smart, Kids, and Alternatives

I hate brushing my teeth. I do it because I have to, but it’s a time-consuming, uncomfortable process—two minutes standing in front of the mirror can feel like an eternity. My dentist says I brush too harshly as well. Don’t even get me started on flossing. Electric toothbrushes make the whole experience easier. Their vibrations … Read more

The Best Instax Cameras and Printers (2024): Film Types, Tips, and More

Fujifilm introduced a new app with the Mini 12 called Instax Up (Android, iOS). The key function is that it will “scan” (photograph) your Instax prints, allowing you to store and share them online. If you have photos in any other Instax apps, you can import them to Instax Up so everything is in one … Read more

Best AirPods (2024): Which Apple Headphones Should You Buy?

If you’re hunting for your first pair of AirPods, you may have a few questions, such as proper cleaning methods and how to tinker with certain settings. We’ve got some answers to a handful of common questions about AirPods. Do Airpods work with Android? Yes, you can use AirPods with non-Apple devices, since they use … Read more

15 Best Electric Bikes (2024): Affordable, Cargo, Folding, Commuter

You’ve seen the bikes around your neighborhood. They look like so much fun! You want one! But ebikes have so many different specs and price points. Here’s what I would consider, in your position. Can I build my own bike? Many affordable bikes now come direct-to-consumer—meaning that they are pre-tuned or partially assembled in a … Read more

The Best Sheets (2024): Linen, Percale, and Budget Bedding

Photograph: Nena Farrell Other Great Silk (or Similar) Pillowcases LilySilk 19-Momme Silk Pillowcase for $40: This is the same price as the Quince pillowcase, but a lighter weight, though it’s barely noticeable side by side. If you prefer no zipper, though, this is the silk pillowcase for you. It does have a few colors and … Read more

14 Best Noise-Canceling Headphones (2024): Over-Ears, Wireless Earbuds, Workout

Now that the majority of new headphones and earbuds offer at least a modicum of noise canceling, it’d be impossible (and unproductive) to list everything we like above. But if you haven’t yet found your fit, here are some more favorites worth considering. Bowers & Wilkins Px7 for $218: It’s no surprise that the Bowers … Read more

5 Best Sturdy Stockings (2024): Tights, Pantyhose, Sustainable

Whether you call them stockings, tights, or pantyhose, I love wearing them all year round. Sheer black hose make any outfit sultry, and skin-color ones are like leg makeup. Fishnets and patterns are just fun. If you’ve only ever worn pantyhose in an egg from the drugstore, it’s time to level up. Those ones tend … Read more